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Fast-expanding eco-friendly decking company Composite Prime has been awarded membership of the Timber Trade Federation (TTF), becoming the first-ever member of the industry-leading body which solely supplies composite materials. From a standing start three years ago, Composite Prime, based in Ilkley, Leeds, is now one of...

The Office for Product Safety & Standards (OPSS) is the Competent Authority responsible for enforcing Timber Regulation 995/2010 in the UK. To assist businesses to comply with this legislation the OPSS will be delivering a series of regional, sector specific workshops exploring risk identification and mitigation. The...

Last used as a tearoom in Glasgow in the 1950s, this Charles Rennie Mackintosh original interior design in Oak was in store for nearly 50 years in the Glasgow Museum before recently being meticulously re-erected and restored by Charles Taylor Woodwork in a project for...

The UK Softwood Conference is returning to the magnificent venue of 8 Northumberland Avenue in Central London for its 2019 edition. Taking place on Wednesday 6th March 2019, the event brings together leading suppliers, importers and traders to present and discuss the latest market news in the...

Tickets are now available for the 2019 Annual Dinner of the Timber Trade Federation   Wednesday 6th March at 8 Northumberland Avenue, London. 7 for 7.45 pm - Black Tie TTF President, Charles Hopping, very much hopes you will support this popular event again this year. Contact Karen or Denise or...

Making the case for wood to an audience of architects, designers and manufacturers at the recent Wood Awards in London, David Hopkins Managing Director of the Timber Trade Federation (TTF) left nobody in doubt as to the importance of wood as the key construction material...

Last week, the Government announced an amendment to part B of the building regulations which has implications for timber components of buildings in and on external walls. The regulations specify that for all residential developments above 18m, all materials in or on the external wall must...

TRADA is officially calling for entrants to its TRADA University Challenge 2019 in which students will be challenged to design exemplary student accommodation predominantly from timber. 60 students from 30 universities will descend on the University of Sheffield’s Diamond Building for an intense charrette-styled challenge on...